23rd annual

New Directions Cello Festival

Ithaca College, Ithaca NY June 16-18, 2017

Exploring the current state of non-classical cello music.

Featuring: Yaniel Matos (Brazil), Tomeka Reid and Artifacts Trio, Malcolm Parson, Gunther Tiedemann (Germany), Zach Brown & Friends and Jake Charkey

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New Directions Cello Festival Photos

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Bee Eaters.

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Greg Byers

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Alex, Joey, Artyom & Mark

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Jaques Morelenbaum workshop.

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Artyom workshop

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Artyom & Vardan

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Jaques Morelenbaum workshop

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Jaques workshop

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Joel workshop

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Ken Cook & Mark Summer

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Late-night jam

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Mark & Ken

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Mark Summer workshop.

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Mark Summer workshop.

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Ricardo & Jaques

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The post-fest hikers

New Directions Cello Festival Video

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23rd Annual New Directions Cello Festival 2017

23rd annual New Directions Cello Festival Ithaca College, Ithaca NY June 16-18, 2017 Exploring the current state of non-classical cello music. Featuring: Malcolm Parson ,Gunther Tiedemann (Germany), Tomeka Reid, Yaniel Matos (Brazil), Zach Brown & Friends Pictured...
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2016 New Directions Cello Festival

The 22nd New Directions Cello Festival took place June 3 – 5, 2016 at Humboldt State University Humboldt, California

The New Directions Cello Festival is a performance and educational forum for non-classical cello, featuring performances, workshops, and jam sessions led by guest artists (and their groups) who are pioneering new directions for cellists in a wide variety of styles. Keep an eye on this website for the latest information.

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The 21st New Directions Cello Festival took place June 12 – 14, 2015., Ithaca College, Ithaca NY

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New Directions Cello Festival 2014

The 20th New Directions Cello Festival took place June 13 – 15, 2014, Ithaca College, Ithaca NY

Guest artists: Hank Roberts and guitarist Bill Frisell, Mike Block and percussionist Sandeep Das, Stephan Braun (Germany), Emma Beaton, Pierre Michaud (Quebec/Belgium) and Cello en Vogue (Germany).

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New Directions Cello Festival 2013

The 19th Annual New Directions Cello Festival

Cellists gather from around the country and the world to learn and share about how the cello is being used in different non-classical styles of music.

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